Airports

Travelling from Airports

Birmingham International

From the airport’s railway station catch the train directly to Aberystwyth. Journeys take approximately three and a half hours.

Cardiff International

Passengers can catch a shuttle bus from the airport terminal to Rhoose Cardiff International Airport railway station.  From here trains run to Cardiff Central Station where you have the choice of travelling to Aberystwyth by bus or train.

By bus:

Visit the Traveline Cymru & Megabus web sites to find the best option for you. Journeys take approximately three and a half to four hours, depending on the service you use.

By train:

Take the train to Shrewsbury, changing at Shrewsbury for Aberystwyth. Journeys take approximately four hours.

Gatwick Airport (London)

The train journey from Gatwick takes approximately six hours. Catch the direct train to London Victoria Station, then use the London Underground’s Victoria Line to reach London Euston Station for connecting services to Aberystwyth via Birmingham New Street. Visit the National Rail Enquiries web site for train timetable details.

Alternatively you can take the National Express coach to Birmingham and then change coach & continue to Aberystwyth University’s Penglais Campus. Journeys take approximately eight and a half hours.

Heathrow Airport (London)

The London Underground will take you from Heathrow Airport to Euston Station for regular onward trains to Aberystwyth, via Birmingham. Visit the National Rail Enquiries web site for train timetable details.

Alternatively you can take the National Express coach to Birmingham and then change coach & continue to Aberystwyth University’s Penglais Campus. Journeys take approximately seven hours.

Luton Airport (London)

From the airport, take the National Express coach to Milton Keynes Central Railway Station (one hour). From there catch the train to Birmingham New Street Station and then change train for Aberystwyth. The journey takes approximately five hours. Visit the National Rail Enquiries web site for train timetable details.

Stanstead Airport (London)

Take the train from Stanstead Airport to Tottenham Hale Station and then the London Underground to Euston Station. Once there, catch the train to Birmingham New Street Station, changing at Shrewsbury for Aberystwyth. The journey should take around seven hours. Visit the National Rail Enquiries web site for train timetable details.

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